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Iain McGilchrist and the battle over the left–brain, right–brain theory

Iain McGilchrist and the battle over the left–brain, right–brain theory

‘Reductive materialism is an “impoverished philosophy.” The sacred is as real as the material.’

Nick Spencer reviews ‘The Matter with Things’ by Iain McGilchrist for Prospect.

Read the article here or listen to Nick in conversation with Iain on Reading Our Times here.


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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently ‘The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable’ (Bloomsbury, 2017), ‘The Evolution of the West’ (SPCK, 2016) and ‘Atheists: The Origin of the Species’ (Bloomsbury, 2014).

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Posted 3 March 2022

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